Gun, Drugs Found During Traffic Stop

Posted On February 01, 2012

(Batesville, Ind.) – Indiana State troopers have arrested a Ripley County man for possessing two things he shouldn’t have.


Adam J. Jones, 26, of Holton, was stopped for a traffic violation on State Road 46 in Batesville Monday afternoon.


A search of his car turned up a handgun which Jones did not have a permit for. Troopers then found a small amount of heroin and hypodermic needles on him.


Jones was arrested and taken to the Ripley County Jail. He is charged with Possession of a Narcotic Drug while in Possession of a Firearm (Class C Felony), Possession of a Hypodermic Needle (Class D  Felony), and Possession of a Handgun without a Permit (Class A Misdemeanor).